Nursing Foundation Programme

General Practice Nurse Foundation Programme

The Greater Manchester Nursing Foundation Programme includes the Health Care Support Worker (HCSW) Foundation Programme, the General Practice Nurse Foundation Programme and the Nurse Associate Foundation Programme.

At present the GM HCSW Foundation Programme is being piloted in Salford and Stockport and is available to all staff working in a General Practice or Primary Care Network. It will be rolled out to the other boroughs of Greater Manchester soon. Download a flyer about the HCSW Foundation Programme.

HCSW Foundation Programme

Free accessible elearning combined with one to one external support.

For all staff working in a General Practice or Primary Care Network.

Available now in Salford and Stockport and across Greater Manchester soon.

Mentoring

Support will be offered by an experienced Practice Nurse within each locality. A peer support group is also available.

Training

Accredited training covers Phlebotomy, Cardiovascular Disease & the Care Certificate.

Commitment

By undertaking 1 hours training per week your HCSW could be trained in just 6 months.

Health Care Support Worker Passport

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Once you are enrolled on the HCSW Foundation Programme you will receive a HCSW Passport. This digital tool provides you with a place to keep evidence of the training that you have completed as part of the HCSW Foundation Programme.